Once a child goes through their teenage years, their body undergoes a lot of changes. With those changes, proper exercise routines and techniques become necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Working out at the gym or with the best home exercise equipment is a great way to get into shape and/or prepare for sports. If you’re a teen bodybuilder looking for the right way to approach exercise, here’s how you can do your workouts:
Work on your Lower Body
To begin, start with working your lower body. For your lower body, the exercises that you can try include barbell squats and dumbbell lunges to start. Perform five sets of five reps each for the barbell squats and 20 sets of three reps each. These are your warm ups. For the next round of exercises, perform three sets with 15 reps each of exercise ball crunches, two sets of 10 reps of side bends, and two sets of 10 reps of seated barbell twists.
Target the Upper Body
There are several areas to work on for the upper body like your chest and arms. For the upper body, we can separate into push exercises and pull exercises. For the push routines, perform five sets of five reps each of barbell bench presses, four sets of eight reps each of shoulder presses, and three sets of eight reps each of seated triceps presses.
For the pull routines, perform five sets of five reps each of deadlifts, five sets of five reps each of pull-ups, three sets of eight reps of barbell rows, and three sets of five reps of hang cleans.
Don’t Forget to Rest
Resting is important because it gives your body time to recharge and heal itself. With a good recharge, your body will be ready for the next set of workouts.
Listen to Medical Experts
If you’re unsure about the intensity of routines or if you should be pumping iron as a teenager it’s best to listen to health experts or doctors.
Remember to Stay Safe
Safety is always the number one priority when it comes to exercise at the gym. Remember, you don’t have to force yourself to lift weights that you’re not comfortable with. Take it easy. Your body is still going to grow and mature, and you’ll eventually get the muscle growth you’re aiming for!
Whether you’re training for wrestling, football, or martial arts, or if you just want to stay in shape, being a teenage bodybuilder and having the proper routine will set you on the right track.